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I've been waking up to burning in my ear cartilage. It only happens right after I wake up and no pain inside the ear. What could it be?

I've been waking up to burning in my ear cartilage. It only happens right after I wake up and no pain inside the ear. What could it be?

Sleeping on it: Sleeping on the ear, especially if the ear is folded, can cause this. If not sleeping on the ear does not make it go away, see your doctor in person. ...Read more

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I am having a burning sensation in my shoulder, behind my ear, in my neck and back of my head. What could this be? It feels heavy in my ear.

I am having a burning sensation in my shoulder, behind my ear, in my neck and back of my head. What could this be? It feels heavy in my ear.

Neck Pain: This is most likely some type of nerve irritation in your age group. It could be as simple as a superficial nerve irritation (neuritis), or possibly a more serious pressure on one of the nerves in your neck. Check with your PCP to determine what is causing it. ...Read more

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I have inner & middle hearing loss, a perforated ear drum (burning pain in my ear 6/12) Consultant sending me for CT what will this diagnose ?

I have inner & middle hearing loss, a perforated ear drum  (burning pain in my ear 6/12) Consultant sending me for CT what will this diagnose ?

Mastoid infection: If you have chronic otitis media with a perforation of the tympanic membrane (ear drum) with otorrhea (drainage), you otologist wants to identify the presence and location of disease (infection) in the mastoid bone ( the bone directly behind the ear. This bone has air cells that may be infected and need to be removed for cure. Hearing improvement is NOT the goal of surgery. Safety and dryness. ...Read more

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I swallowed a very hot piece of banana bread..it stuck in my throat burning it badly. It feels swollen and very sore to swallow and in my ear.

I swallowed a very hot piece of banana bread..it stuck in my throat burning it badly.  It feels swollen and very sore to swallow and in my ear.

Superficial burn: You have a superficial burn of the pharynx (back of throat)with radiation of pain to the ear. These symptoms should disappear within a few weeks. Do not worry. If not better in 3 weeks consult your physician. ...Read more

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Why does my ear have a burning feeling sometimes?

Why does my ear have a burning feeling sometimes?

OTALGIA: Examination of the ear during auri can reveal otitis externa or otitis media due to eustachian tube connection after blowing of nose. Burning feeling can be irritation of the ear canal after too much cleaning of the ears. ...Read more

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I hit my chin really hard on my wood bed drama and I had a burning in ear and then it went away to feeling plugged ?

I hit my chin really hard on my wood bed drama and I had a burning in ear and then it went away to feeling plugged ?

Check ear drum: Hi PRubin, I suggest you go and see your doctor to get your ear drum checked. The mechanism of injury is unlikely to perforate your ear drum, but if you feel your hearing is impaired after the incident, it's best to make sure the ear drum's intact. ...Read more

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I have been having burning fluid feeling inside head and face,when this happens my ear turns red,and it happens from front to back ?

I have been having burning fluid feeling inside head and face,when this happens my ear turns red,and it happens from front to back ?

?fever: These symptoms may be due to a viral upper respiratory tract infection with mild fever and head congestion. You should feel better taking TYLENOL (acetaminophen) and drinking sufficient fluids. See your Physician if symptoms worsen or persist longer than a few days. ...Read more

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Always have sinus issues. Noticed a knot in front of ear no pain or color change. Only noticeable by touching the area. Also burning feeling.

Always have sinus issues. Noticed a knot in front of ear no pain or color change. Only noticeable by touching the area. Also burning feeling.

Lymph node.: That sounds like a pre-auricular lymph node, which could enlarge in response to an ear or sinus infection. If it eventually goes away completely, say in two to four weeks, then there's no cause for concern, especially if you have symptoms of said infections. If it does not go away, you may want to have it looked at - sometimes we need to take these out for definitive diagnosis if they linger. ...Read more

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What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

Occipital neuralgia: Occasionally, either the C2 or C3 nerve root can get pinched as it leaves the cervical spine. These are mostly sensory nerve roots, and if they are pinched it can cause pain generally felt in the back of the head or the occipital region. See your doctor , in the meantime take otc ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Been havin bilateral jaw pain in front and below ear area. intensified when bgin eat food. Almost like feeling of eating somethn sour.burning..causes?

Been havin bilateral jaw pain in front and below ear area. intensified when bgin eat food. Almost like feeling of eating somethn sour.burning..causes?

Jaw pain: It sounds like either TMJ or salivary gland infection, either the parotid on the cheek or the submandibular under the jawline. TMJ more likely to be bilateral, but parotitis can be bilateral too - like mumps for example. You need to diagnose the focal cause of pain in question before addressing how to relieve it. ...Read more

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Swelling behind ear and redness it burning down neck deep burning feeling in ear. Any idea?

Swelling behind ear and redness it burning down neck deep burning feeling in ear. Any idea?

Swimmer's ear: Could be otitis externa or what is commonly called "Swimmer's ear" Which is easily treated. There are OTC treatments for Swimmer's ear, but better to be safe than sorry. You should see your Health Care Provider to be sure. ...Read more

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Ears don't feel like they are burning all the time. It is not any type of rash. Sensation feeling. Warm to touch..?

Ears don't feel like they are burning all the time.  It is not any type of rash. Sensation feeling. Warm to touch..?

Confusing: The way you phrased your question was confusing: what are your specific symptoms and what exactly are you asking? ...Read more

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I need to ask a question. I'm having pain by my tooth and it's going to my ear. What is that? Also, I have a burning feeling in my nose plus when i turn my neck.

I need to ask a question. I'm having pain by my tooth and it's going to my ear. What is that? Also, I have a burning feeling in my nose plus when i turn my neck.

Multiple symptoms: Pain in your tooth warrants you seeing a dentist as soon as possible for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. The other symptoms may or may not be related to any dental problem. Your dentist may refer you to your physician if he\she feels it appropriate. ...Read more

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